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09/27/2020

No COVID-related deaths reported for Collin County

Collin County and Texas Health and Human Services released updated COVID-19 information. State officials listed no deaths and 24 new cases of COVID-19 today, Sep. 27, in Collin County and are reporting a total of 13,537 confirmed cases. The state is also reporting 940 active cases and a total of 12,597 have recovered in Collin READ MORE.
09/26/2020

Offense struggles as Pirates lose opener to Wolves

For new Pirates’ head coach Jimmy Carter, it was not the start he was looking for. It was a difficult contest without starting quarterback Marcus McElroy and ultimately losing their star proved too much to overcome as Wylie lost 28-0 against Plano West. Wylie’s offense struggled from the outset and didn’t reach the Wolves’ side READ MORE.
09/26/2020

Collin College holds Open House for Wylie campus today

Collin College officially opened the new Wylie Campus with a ribbon cutting program yesterday evening. An Open House will be held today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. The campus includes three multi-story instructional buildings: the student center, the campus commons, and the library. Campus highlights include a READ MORE.
09/24/2020

No new COVID-related deaths reported today

Collin County and Texas Health and Human Services released updated COVID-19 information. State officials listed no deaths and 100 new cases of COVID-19 today, Sep. 24, in Collin County and are reporting a total of 13,310 confirmed cases. The state is also reporting 947 active cases and a total of 12,363 have recovered in Collin READ MORE.
Wylie ISD: Getting hungry Wylie ISD's ...09/24/2020

Wylie ISD: Getting hungry Wylie ISD’s …

Getting hungry?? Wylie ISD’s restaurant, The 544 Cafe, is almost ready to open. The 544 Cafe is a student-run cafe located at Wylie High School that serves the community & staff of Wylie ISD. Check out their Facebook page: @AhmoCaptain @WEHS_Raiders Read the article on twitter.com READ MORE.
09/23/2020

FBW celebrates two anniversaries

 The membership of First Baptist Church of Wylie cel­ebrates a pair of anniversaries this week, the sesquicentennial of the church’s founding and the 15 years since the Rev. Kris Segrest took over as lead pas­tor. Although both anniversaries are milestones, the celebration at the downtown Wylie church is low key, consisting mostly as an outdoor READ MORE.
09/23/2020

Teen finds hope in outpatient program

A Sachse students who twice attempted suicide credits an outpatient program for saving her life. When Abby Phillips was only 12, she became one of approximately 250,000 Amer­icans who survive suicide. Wrought with a feeling of hopelessness due to online bul­lying and family issues, Abby felt that she had no reason to live. After her READ MORE.
09/23/2020

COVID-19 restrictions loosened

 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott last week loosened COVID-19 pandemic restrictions by rais­ing the occupancy maximum to 75 percent for most busi­nesses and facilities, and al­lowing visitation at long-term care facilities. The governor spelled out the changes in pandemic re­strictions at a Thursday, Sept. 17, press conference at the Texas Capital in Austin, bas­ing the order READ MORE.
09/23/2020

Wylie Pirates open season with new expectations

The Wylie Pirates, after an 0-3 start last season, rode a 6-1 district record into the playoffs and a district cham­pionship. Although they lost to Pros­per in the first round of the 6A play­offs, it was a successful season for the Pirates in their last season with head coach Bill Howard. With Howard retired the READ MORE.

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